IT Glossary

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Accounts Provides secure access to IT systems and applications. UITS Accounts Website
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AdvApp Advising Appointment System Provides capability to make, lookup or cancel appointments with advisors. AdvApp Website
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Advising Notes System Provides capability for advisors to make notes on their advisees. Service Page
Alert Emergency Notification Supports UConn’s Emergency Notification System, notifying the community of unplanned emergency events where public safety is at risk. Alert Website
Antivirus & Malware Provides assistance in removing malicious software. Antivirus Website
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Cable Television Over 70 channels of academic, educational, and entertainment programming. HuskyVision
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Cabling & Wiring Outside plant cabling and indoor premise wiring for telecommunications services. UITS Design Guide and Standards
Telecommunications Website
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Cellular & Mobile Devices Cellular devices, accessories, and services; broadband devices and services. Cellular Website
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Computer Repair Provides hardware repair through various support centers. Warranty Repair Request
UConn Co-op Repair Center
Biotechnology Technical Services Facility
Data Backup and File Restore Centralized storage backup and restoration services. Service Page
Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Management Provides access to the Data Warehouse, Data Marts, and Reporting Tools. Data Warehouse Website
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DHCP/DNS Reservation A permanent IP address assignment and domain name. Service Page
Digital Certificates Provides trust and security products, services, and solutions. Comodo
Directory Listing Provides searchable online information for faculty, staff, student, and departments. UConn Online Directory
Distribution Lists Provides distribution lists for sending electronic communications to subscribers. Listerv Website
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Document Management Provides a secure, searchable electronic content repository using IBM FileNet / ECM products. ECM / FileNet Website
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Encryption Provides full-disk encryption software and support. Encryption Website
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Enterprise File Services Provides secure computer file sharing and storage. File Services Website
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Events Calendar Application Displays scheduled events and activities at UConn. Events Calendar Website
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FTP / Secure FTP Provides file transfer securely across networks. FTP Website
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Gmail & Calendar Provides email and calendar services, among others, with Google Apps. Gmail
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Google Apps Enterprise cloud-based suite of tools. Google Apps Website
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Google Drive Provides virtual file storage up to 15GBs. Service Page
Host Explorer (3270) Distributes 3270 emulation software for connecting personal computers to mainframe applications. Download Host Explorer
HR & Payroll Administration Supports employee and payroll functions. HR Website
Payroll Website
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HuskyCT UConn’s Learning Management System. HuskyCT
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HuskyPC Standard issue employee desktops and laptops. HuskyPC Website
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IBM Rational AppScan Scans web-based applications for vulnerabilities prior to deployment. IBM Rational AppScan
FAMIS – Integrated Workplace Management System Supports process and data management for departments of Planning, Facilities Operations, Capital Project Management and Accounting. FAMIS Dashboard
FAMIS Work Request
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Identity Finder Finds and protects sensitive data on computers to prevent data loss and identity theft. Identity Finder Website
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Large File Transfer Shares large files across users. FileLocker Website
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Logging Services – Splunk Collects, stores, and searchs log data generated by IT systems or applications. Software Download
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Managed Workstation Faster, more proactive workstations with support and security. Managed Workstation Website
Microsoft Exchange Provides email and calendar services with Microsoft Exchange. Exchange Website
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Microsoft Office Updates Download office updates for Windows and Mac. Microsoft Updates
Mobile Application Development Provides a centrally managed and standardized way to build mobile apps. Mobile Solutions Website
NetID A simple and secure account used to access multiple services. NetID Website
Network Firewall A central firewall service for departmental use. Service Page
Network – Wired Secure wired access to University network and resources. Service Page
Network – Wireless Secure wireless access to University network and resources. Wireless Website
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Personal Name Management Allows faculty and staff to change their UITS-assigned personal names Name Management Website
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Secure Remote Desktop Access Access University-owned computers that you manage within your local computer network remotely. Set-up Instructions
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Security Awareness Training Educates the overall strategy and importance of IT security. Service Page
Soapbox Announcement System Sends out announcements to subscribed schools, colleges, divisions, or departments and their affiliates. Soapbox Website
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Software Licensing & Distribution Sale and distribution of University licensed software. Software Website
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Spam and Virus Protection – Barracuda Automated spam and email virus intervention. Service Page
Student Administration System Displays academic advisement, admissions, student financials, financial aid, and other student records. Student Administration System
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Telephones Telephone sets and accessories, dial tone service, billing, audio conferencing, and emergency phones. Voice Communications Website
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Test Score Scanning Provides results of student exams and research surveys. Scanning Services
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Ticketing System – Service IT An online system for submitting problems and requests to UITS. Service IT
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Video Conferencing Connect regionally, nationally, and internationally for scheduled classes, administrative meetings, and grant-related conferences. iTV & Video Conferencing
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Virtualization Virtual Machines in UITS’ VMWare environment. Virtual Machine Request Page
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Voicemail Exchange personal voice messages and to select and deliver voice information. Voicemail Website
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VPN Secure connection from sites outside of the University network. VPN
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Vulnerability Assessment Assesses vulnerabilities for individuals responsible for UITS device security. Vulnerability Scanner
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Web Publishing Hosts sites for University departments. UITS Central Web Server
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Web Content Management – Aurora Centrally managed, secure, and easy platform to build and maintain websites. Aurora Website
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Workflow Application Development Custom workflow application to automate business processes. Service Page

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